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Is “automation” in technology new?

by chris • 7th January 2022
Is “automation” in technology new? Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. Automation means using tools and machines to do the tasks that humans used to do and generally is perceived to be a modern revolution automating across all sectors including manufacturing, warehouse, distribution and technology. Even farming continues to be automated with John Deer [...]

The Drone Revolution

by chris • 3rd December 2021
The Drone Revolution Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. The drone revolution is underway. Their use is increasing and impacting on all areas of society from personal, to commercial and military use.   The personal use of drones has enabled users to take high quality videos and images to capture the most important moments [...]

How technology is helping preserve our historical artefacts. 

by chris • 17th November 2021
How technology is helping preserve our historical artefacts. Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. Our history is being damaged. The Smithsonian has listed a number of factors that are causing precious, irreplaceable historical artefacts to become damaged and destroyed including: Neglect – items being forgotten about in storage rooms Theft and vandalism Water damage [...]

Will Drones replace fireworks?

by chris • 2nd November 2021
Will Drones replace fireworks? Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. Remember, remember, the 5th November. Gunpowder, treason and plot! It is a uniquely British sentiment to celebrate the attempted assassination of the King (King James I) but every year on 5th November since 1605 we gather around a bonfire, burn Guy (Fawkes) in effigy [...]

Why maintenance and monitoring is vital

by chris • 15th October 2021
Why maintenance and monitoring is vital Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. How vital is a well-defined maintenance and monitoring programme? On 4 October social media imploded. Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp was down around the world for around 6 hours leading to the biggest downtime ever recorded by Downdetector at 10.6million reports of problems. [...]

How technology has improved our ability to forecast the weather

by chris • 1st October 2021
How technology has improved our ability to forecast the weather Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. How technology has improved our ability to forecast the weather. In 1987, Michael Fish famously denied a caller to the BBC weather center’s predictions that there would be a hurricane. Later that day the great storm of 1987 [...]

How much data are we parting with for the ease of using an app

by chris • 6th September 2021
How much data are we parting with for the ease of using an app Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. Imagine walking in to your local shop to pick up a chocolate bar and the shop keeper not serving you until they have your full name, date of birth, email address, telephone number, address, [...]

Is a Managed Service right for you and how to chose the provider

by chris • 20th August 2021
Is a Managed Service right for you and how to chose the provider Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. The term “outsourcing” can have negative connotations of moving complete departments to other countries leading to job losses and poor service for clients. In real terms though, outsourcing just means giving some of your business [...]

Is your Business Continuity Plan worth the paper it is[n’t] written on?

by chris • 6th August 2021
Is your Business Continuity Plan worth the paper it is[n't] written on? Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. Flash back to 23 March 2020. The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced a stay at home order, stating that where people were able to work from home they must do, and only certain essential commuting [...]

The advancement of Technology in Healthcare

by chris • 30th July 2021
The advancement of Technology in Healthcare Author: Aaron Green LLB CIPD, Operations Manager. Since the creation of vaccines in the 18th Century, healthcare has continued to advance and improve through the use of technology. From the smallpox vaccine in 1796 through to anaesthetics in 1846 up to modern day DNA sequencing and genetics, technology has been [...]